Forum discussion tagged with Transfer.
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    Question windows 10 prebuilt

    Hello, I am a newbie to building pc. I bought a pre-built gaming pc and I want to use the same hard drive that came with the pre-built for building a new one for myself in the future. My question is, do I have to purchase a whole new windows 10? Or is there a way to use the windows 10 that came...
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    Question Transferring files from old PC to new one

    Hi! My parents are still using Windows 7 and their PC decided to throw in the towel after 7 or 8 years. They asked me how to transfer the files and I knew that I could plug the HDD into the new PC with an adapter and transfer the files. One thing I didn't know though was that they had four...
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    Question CAn the Internal drive from the WD elements work on another external enclosure with no problem after I used WDformatter to make it xp compatible?

    Ok so i've read that the WD mybook has onboard chip hardware encryption, which means that if you take out the HD and put it into another enclosure, you won't be able to read the disk. However, The WD elements/easystore don't have this, which means you should be able to shuc the drive and put it...
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    [SOLVED] Make SSD OS boot drive instead of HDD

    Hello all! I just got a Samsung 970 Evo Plus 250gb SSD so my OS can boot faster. Im generally confused on how to transfer my boot OS, which is on my HDD, to boot from my new SSD. People have said to avoid migrating as it can underperform & loose data?... which i would want to avoid. I've...
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    [SOLVED] How to transfer between two SSDs without having them both plugged in

    Sorry if this has been posted before but I did some searching and couldn't find any answers. I recently purchased an SSD and have been using it as my primary boot drive. Unfortunately, it has started failing and I need to return it. I have to send the drive in for return before I will receive...
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    Question Can i transfer a SSD with windows 10 already on it to a different PC?

    Im going to help my brother with an upgrade for his current PC. He has been using a 1tb HDD and im going to give him my 1tb Samsung Evo SSD from an old build i had sitting around. I did a recovery on the ssd, deleting all my old files and games. I also ran the "sysprep" and completed the "OOBE"...
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    Question Transferring HDD with Windows 7 into new PC with Windows 10 installed.

    I've bought a prebuilt and I'm currently waiting for it to arrive. The new PC will have Windows 10 installed, which I'm happy with. I have a HDD in my old PC with my old files and games installed. Is it possible to install my old HDD into my new PC purely for access to my files with out it...
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    [SOLVED] 2 Hard Drives (One SSD, One HDD, Both with Windows) Easiest Way to Switch?

    Hello all, I was curious what the easiest way to do this will be. I've had an SSD with Windows installed for the past couple of years, but I didn't switch from the HDD because I was in school and was doing work on there pretty regularly. I know I'll need to update Windows on the SSD, but I want...
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    Question Transferring Old Data to New Computer

    I'm getting a new PC and I want to transfer everything I have on my current one onto the new one. I'm planning on doing this by purchasing a new CPU, motherboard, RAM, etc. Everything is the same brand (i.e. Gigabyte) except for the CPU and GPU, which I'm going from AMD to Intel and from Radeon...
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    Question I would like to upgrade my raid 0 ssd nvme, to a bigger and faster raid 0 ssd nvme.

    I've never done this before, and failed to google. From what I understand I can just mirror everything, and replace drives and I am done. Can i use Dual Slots RAID Enclosure? Set it to raid 0, mirror (do i use soft?). And when I stick new drives into my computer, they will be bootable and work...
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    No 5.1 sound from Netflix

    Hello all, I have a samsung ht-j5150 5.1 audio system and i have it hooked up to a philips 50PUS6503/12 via a high speed hdmi cable with ethernet (in the ARC hdmi slot). The problem is that regardless of the audio setting i choose on the tv or samsung audio system, i can't get 5.1 to play from...
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    PC Won’t login / stay on

    So I sorta had this issue before. I installed connectify, a program, and after right away like last time or the next day, when I launched my pc it brings me to the login page and right away says incorrect user or pass, then I press ok type in my right password, it spins for a little bit And then...
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    laptop will not connect to wifi

    My Asus laptop will no longer connect to my wifi, other devices are able to, network wont even show up when i go on wifi settings
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    How to migrate Windows 10 Home from HDD to SSD

    Hello everyone, few days ago i bought a Samsung SSD 850 EVO (250gb) and i wanted boot my system from there. I've been searching, and i had the idea of formatting my HDD (I already have my important files in a USB), then clone my HDD to the SSD, and change to booting from BIOS. The thing is...
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    Graphic card comparision

    Gt 730 2gb ddr5 vs gtx 650 1 GB ddr5
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    GTX 1050 Ti pick the better one :P

    hello people,i'm buying a new card this week and i was all in on this one for ~230$ but i saw this one for 10$ less than the first one...
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    System slight problem

    Can anyone tell me why this is not working Ga 990x gaming sli Fx 6300 Gtx 1060 Cmr750 psu Kingston 120gb m.2 8gb g.skill x ddr3 2133 8gb corsair vengeance pro ddr3 2133 My ram will not register at anything higher than 1333mhz Xmp did not work or manual clock
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    Old/New system comparison

    I build a gaming pc a few years back with these specs: AMD FX 6300 6 core 3.5 GHz EVGA GeForce GTX 660 8 Gb RAM (2x4) 1 Tb HHD I decided to build a new system, as I had a $580 Best buy credit laying around. (I hate bestbuy, and they have a shitty selection, but that's hard to pass up) This is...
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    Updates turned some settings on

    Not sure if I was the only one who received some updates yesterday on Windows 10. But somehow after the updates, some of the settings were turned back on like Cortana etc etc. (I just hate when something like this happens like a company "purposely" want to get into your personal stuff legally) -...
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    Looking for a business laptop and pc - budget 1200-1500

    I'm looking to purchase both laptop and pc for my eCommerce business. Use lot of data driven files (excel), light photoshop, and often have a multitude of tabs open while working. Although the PC will of course have more power and bang for the buck, I'd like the laptop to be powerful, as it...